UK Transport

Jeremy Corbyn Accused Of 'Rehashing Old Policies' In Flagship Transport Speech

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn’s flagship transport policy announcement has been marred by claims it is a simple re-hash of old Labour policies developed by his ex-s...

Tube Staff Splash Vegetable Soup Around Carriages To Imitate Vomit In Night Tube Preparations

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK

Preparations for the London Night Tube are well underway, with staff being tested on their ability to evacuate stations and even deal with vegetable s...

Southern Rail Strike Suspended, But Not In Time To Save Commuters From Travel Chaos

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

A five-day strike on Southern trains has come to an early finish with the union behind it suspending the action. The RMT called off off the strike tha...

Eurostar Rail Workers To Strike Over 7 Days In August

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

Eurostar rail workers are to take seven days of strike action over two weekends this month in a dispute over work/life balance, said the RMT union. Th...

Southern Rail's Strike Advice To Commuters Comically Ripped To Shreds

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK

Passengers impacted by Southern Rail’s five-day strike are accusing the company for being “beyond ridiculous”. Early this morning Southern rail ...

Southern And Gatwick Express Rail Services Face Fresh Strike Threat

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK

The country’s biggest rail franchise, which includes Southern and Gatwick Express, is facing the threat of fresh strikes in a new dispute over jobs ...

Tube Workers Channel Michelle Obama To Inspire London Commuters

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK

London Underground staff have injected some much-needed motivation into commuters normally mundane journey into work - by offering them life advice fr...

Angry Man Who Told Muslim Woman To 'Speak English' Gets Brilliantly Corrected

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK

When Nigel Farage complained about the number of foreign languages spoken on public transport in Britain he probably didn't imagine the following scen...

Boys Will Be Boys? (Or, Why Women Are Not Responsible for the Misbehaviour of Men)

Jemma Wayne | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Politics
Jemma Wayne

We must teach both our girls and our boys that each of us is responsible for our own actions. No matter our gender. And whether it is at school, or work, or in taxis, we must therefore seek to tackle behaviour that is unacceptable, not marginalize those who suffer it.

Passengers Injured By 'Scary' Turbulence On Malaysia Airlines Flight From Heathrow

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK

A number of passengers and crew members were left with injuries on a Malaysia Airlines flight from London to Kuala Lumpur after it hit “severe turbu...

The Power of the Humble Walk

Joe Irvin | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Irvin

As this year's National Walking Month draws to a close, I've been reflecting on what this May was like for me, for Living Streets, and for all those who received our #Try20 message loud and clear - that walking for just 20 minutes a day holds so many long-term health benefits.

This Is How The World's Longest Tunnel Will Revolutionise Travel In Europe

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK

A record-breaking tunnel through the Swiss Alps, set to change travel in Europe, is to be inaugurated on Wednesday. The Gotthard base tunnel will ente...

Amazing Vintage Pictures Show The Glamour Of Air Travel At Heathrow

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK

Starting out life as a small airfield in west London, Heathrow Airport is unrecognisable today from its modest beginnings. The site was used during th...

Forget Tinder, 'Hot' Tube Staff Just Turned To Information Board To Track Down A Date

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK

Tube staff at one station in London have have resorted to desperate measures in a bid to find out which "hot" member of their team was the subject of ...

10 Top Tips To Ensure You Make The Most Of The Night Tube

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Comedy

London’s Night Tube is set to begin running from 19 August this year. Almost a year late, the London Underground network will start by rolling out s...

Here's How The Huge Protests in France Could Affect Your Bank Holiday Trip There

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK

A dispute over labour reforms in France has led to blockades in towns and cities, and on motorways and bridges, leading to a fuel shortage. Six of Fra...

London's Tube Map Is Getting A Revamp With One Important Line South Londoners Will Love

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK

The London Tube map is set to get a revamp as transport bosses will include the city's tram network on it for the first time. The inclusion of the So...

The Night Tube

Olivia Jones | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Comedy
Olivia Jones

I wouldn't like to assume what the Night Tube is going to be like but after once speaking to the ticket inspector on the high speed service from St Pancras International to Strood, I understand that the later the service, the more unpleasant the experience. He nick named that service the Vomit Comet, which I think dangerously glamourises it.

London's Air: Toxic and Illegal

Harry Quilter-Pinner | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Politics
Harry Quilter-Pinner

London is in the midst of nothing short of a health crisis. Over 2,000 schools are within 400 metres of roads carrying more than 10,000 people per day - we are quite literally poisoning our children. The cost to the NHS is likely to run into the hundreds of millions, if not billions. And yet all the time, the number of cars on London's roads continues to climb. Only a radical solution of the kind set out by the Mayor on Friday will ensure London is cleaner, healthier and safer in the years to come.

Commuters Are Wishing Southern Rail Would Have A Strike Every Day

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK

Southern Rail conductors are striking again over a dispute about the role of guards on their trains. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union...

Rush Hour Tube Delays Blamed On 'Wrong Kind Of Sunlight'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK

Rush hour delays on the London Underground have been blamed on that rarest of phenomena: too much sun. What has been branded “the wrong sort of sun...

Open Up Your Data to Open Up Our Cities

Ken Shuttleworth | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK
Ken Shuttleworth

Every day, millions of people across the world turn to technology to help them plan a journey - whether they need to figure out the quickest way to ge...

Futuristic Designs Of The Crossrail Elizabeth Line Have Been Unveiled

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK

Newly-released images have revealed how the new Crossrail line will look when it is first unveiled. Artists' impressions of the route, which is to be ...

Mind the Gap: It's Still Too Hard to Get Around London If You Are Disabled

Mark Atkinson | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Tech
Mark Atkinson

This move by Uber represents an expansion of choice for disabled people in London - choice that other commuters and passengers already have. There are of course lots of other providers - particularly the word-famous London black taxis cabs - whose vehicles are accessible.

Sadiq Khan's New London Bus Fare 'Will Make Life Cheaper'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK

Sadiq Khan has hit the ground running and announced the introduction of a new 'bus hopper' fare for Londoners on his second day in office. The new ma...